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Disability Matters

Disability Matters

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June 18th 2019:Mission of Disability Inclusion Consortium

Joyce welcomes Jeremy Shapira and Kiersten Crosby to Disability Matters. Both guests are on the new Pittsburgh, PA-based Disability Inclusion Consortium. Jeremy Shapira is strategic manager, Inclusion and Diversity for Giant Eagle, and Kiersten Crosby is managing director, Corporate HR Service Delivery, Diversity, Diversity & Inclusion for FedEx Ground. Led by Giant Eagle, FedEx Ground, and the United Way of Southwestern PA, the Consortium is made up of 30+ Western PA employers who are making it a business imperative to hire more people with disabilities. These employers have discovered su

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Jeremy Shapira

Jeremy Shapira manages Giant Eagle’s Inclusion and Diversity strategy. He grew up in Pittsburgh and went to college in Philadelphia to study art history. Building on Giant Eagle’s nearly 40-year history of employing people with disabilities, Jeremy leads the Company’s disability inclusion strategy. Currently, he is focused on supporting and expanding the “embedded specialist” project in each of the Company’s major markets and leading its Abilities Business Resource Group. He is particularly proud of Giant Eagle’s efforts to hire people who normally work in sheltered workshops in GetGo stores. Also, Jeremy is leading an effort employ more people with disabilities in Giant Eagle’s distri
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Kiersten Crosby

Kiersten Crosby is Managing Director, Corporate HR Service Delivery, Diversity and Inclusion for FedEx Ground, headquartered in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. Kiersten joined the company in 2007 as a senior attorney and has held multiple Managing Director roles within the organization. In her current role, Kiersten is the strategic director responsible for the development and execution of FedEx Ground’s Diversity and Inclusion and Employee Experiences strategies. She is also one of the leads for the Pittsburgh Disability Consortium. Kiersten holds dual degrees in Psychology and the Administration of Justice from the University of Pittsburgh where she graduated summa cum laude. She also ob
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1315/disability-matters 23/07/2019 11:00 23/07/2019 12:00 Disability Matters https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1315/disability-matters Joyce welcomes Jeremy Shapira and Kiersten Crosby to Disability Matters. Both guests are on the new Pittsburgh, PA-based Disability Inclusion Consortium. Jeremy Shapira is strategic manager, Inclusion and Diversity for Giant Eagle, and Kiersten Crosby is managing director, Corporate HR Service Delivery, Diversity, Diversity & Inclusion for FedEx Ground. Led by Giant Eagle, FedEx Ground, and the United Way of Southwestern PA, the Consortium is made up of 30+ Western PA employers who are making it a business imperative to hire more people with disabilities. These employers have discovered successful ways to leverage an untapped talent pool to satisfy their hiring needs and realize business benefits. Mr. Shapira and Ms. Crosby will explain the goals of this group in depth. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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